FisherBroyles Employment Law Blog

Helping Employers Implement Efficient and Equitable Solutions to their Workplace Problems

FisherBroyles Employment Law Blog

Helping Employers Implement Efficient and Equitable Solutions to their Workplace Problems

FisherBroyles Employment Law Blog

Helping Employers Implement Efficient and Equitable Solutions to their Workplace Problems

“He Looked At Me Funny!”  The Reality Of Retaliation

How minimal can an act be and still be deemed an adverse employment action under the anti-retaliation laws?  Can even giving an employee a funny look be considered adverse? You’d be surprised. What Is Retaliation? Title VII contains an anti-retaliation provision, which, as my partner Amy Epstein Gluck wrote last May, makes it “unlawful for an employer to subject an employee…
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Retaliation and Opposition—A Major Headache for Employers

By: Amy Epstein Gluck Big Pharma, when will you learn? Not anytime soon, it seems. This week, former vice president Irene Laurora sued Bayer in the U.S. District Court in New Jersey alleging, among other claims, discrimination and retaliation after she protested the company’s mistreatment of a pregnant colleague. In the lawsuit, Ms. Laurora, former…
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Employers: Hot Off The Presses, The New EEOC Retaliation Guidance!

Last February I wrote about the release of the annual EEOC report for fiscal year 2015 (which ended September 30, 2015), which noted that of 89,385 charges of workplace discrimination filed, retaliation made up almost half of these.  Quite a staggering statistic which employers should think about. At that time the EEOC had just issued a…
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RICHARD COHEN
Richard Cohen has litigated and arbitrated complex corporate, commercial and employment disputes for more than 35 years, and is a trusted advisor to business owners and in-house counsel both in the United States and internationally. His clients have included Fortune 100 companies, domestic and foreign commercial and investment banks, Pacific-rim corporations and real estate development companies, as well as start-up businesses throughout the United States.

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AMY EPSTEIN GLUCK
Amy Epstein Gluck has represented individuals and corporate clients in Virginia, Washington, D.C., and various federal district courts for more than twenty years. Ms. Epstein Gluck’s current practice areas include employment law—advising on and drafting employment agreements; handling employment negotiations, severance agreements, noncompete and nondisclosure agreements, “wrongful terminations” and other EEO matters; representation at the EEOC level; advising employers about discrimination laws and how to remain in compliance, and employment negotiations.

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